Recommended Resources for ADD / ADHD Adults

Useful Links and Resources for ADD / ADHD Adults

“The Attention Movie”

5-minute on-line video of Adult ADD / ADHD

See a touching 5-minute film about the the triumphs and challenges of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder. “The Attention Movie” was produced by Thrive with ADD to help spread awareness of ADD / ADHD in adults. Within days of its debut, it quickly was sent by email to thousands of people around the world.

View it now on YouTube.

How ADHD Affects Marriage: Blog and Forum

Melissa Orlov and Dr. Ned Hallowell have created a blog and forum dedicated to helping couples thrive when one or both of them has ADHD. Blog posts provide insight into how ADHD impacts your relationship, and what to do about it, while the forum area provides a way to ask questions, and read the stories of others who are experiencing the same kinds of problems. It is a rich and unique resource for adults trying to solve thorny marital issues.

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ADHD Basics: Resources for Families is a valuable information repository for parents of ADHD kids. Along with articles on ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and coping skills, there are videos on medical treatment, answers from a pharmacist, and information on Adult ADHD as well. You’ll also find helpful advice on related conditions.

Click here to visit the ADHD section of

10 Early Warning Signs for ADHD for Children who’s dedicated to helping people compare the best nanny agencies, including analyzing their background checks and comparing all of the services being offered just posted this great article.

Check out the article by clicking here.  

Holistic Approach for ADHD Children

“The Brain Lady,” Deb Burdick has created a comprehensive home-study system for parents called “A Holistic Approach to Successful Children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Deb Burdick is a psychotherapist and neurofeedback practioner. Her 14-step holistic program includes 11 CD’s by experts in several key areas such as:

  • Overview of a Holistic Approach to Successful Children with ADHD
  • Naturopathic Medicine and How Does It Approach Treatment of ADHD Symptoms
  • What is Neurofeedback and What It Can Do for You or Your Child
  • Medications for ADHD
  • A Healthy Diet and How to Be Sure Our Food Choices Are Increasing Our Success and Well Being
  • Let’s Talk about Sleep
  • How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Relationships
  • Organizing Your Child
  • What Every Parent Should Know about Talking with Their Child’s School about ADHD
  • Meditation for Sleep and to Improve Concentration (Meditation CD’s included!)

Click here to visit the website at to sign up for free reports on ADHD treatment. Once you’re on The Brain Lady’s webpage, hit the “Click Here to Enter Site” button for Deb Burdick’s complete program of products, including the “Holistic Approach to Successful Children” home-study course.

ADD / ADHD Medication – Most Common Questions

by Dr. Scott Shapiro, ADHD Psychiatrist

Get information on medication and treatment for ADD / ADHD and co-occurring conditions from  Dr. Scott Shapiro, psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, speaker and educator about ADHD.

Click here to access Dr. Shapiro’s website and blog:

General Resource Site for ADHD

Dr. Jerry Rodgers is compiling a resource website for ADHD. Find explanations, articles, resources, diagnostic tools and more. “Dr. Jerry” is committed to help you separate the facts from the fiction. Visit the website at

Nutrition Connection to ADD / ADHD

What do foods have to do with ADD? Common “healthy”, but highly allergic foods can actually cause attentional symptoms!

Research conducted by psychologist Dr. Teeya Scholten over the last 15 years show that within a week of eliminating suspected foods, 85% of individuals presenting with attentional symptoms felt better. Of this group, 15% of her clients no longer reported attentional symptoms and 20% no longer reported depression.

Take Dr. Scholten’s Self-Evaluation to see if you are sensitive to certain foods.

College Students with Disabilities

This comprehensive Guide for College Students with Disabilities includes ADD / ADHD and co-occurring conditions. Find out about your legal rights, applying for accommodations, evaluating colleges’ disability resources and more.

“We Connect Now” is a website developed by Gabriela McCall Delgado in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues.  The website has been up and serving college students with disabilities since April of 2008.

Information on Disability / SSI and ADHD

The Disability and Social Security Resource Center offers information on applying for social security benefits when declaring ADHD a disability. The website presents the legal process for applying for ADHD and other disabilities at

In the Blog

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Is it ADHD distraction when your personal life affects work?

In a personal crisis, how much spillover into work is “normal”? At what point does an inability to shut out your problems become an ADD-type focus issue? This question was on the mind of my ADHD coaching client, Daniel, who was in the process of launching a new business.  At a critical time in the Read post.

Fidget Spinners help ADHD adults to focus...

Do Fidget Spinners Help ADHD Adults to Focus

The dubious benefits of fidget spinners for ADHD One of my readers, Drew, emailed me today: “What do you think about fidget spinners? Can they really help with ADHD?” I admit I drew a blank, because I hadn’t heard of fidget spinners.As an excuse, for months now, I’ve been knee deep in creating my Productivity Read post.

The Simple Trick of Organized ADHD People

Forget about your memory!   Have you been embarrassed at not remembering what you’re told at work? Have you had to admit that you “mis-remembered” an appointment? Your problem isn’t your memory.  It’s the belief that you should be relying on memory in the first place. Many with ADD / ADHD don’t take notes in Read post.